Jakarta ePrix

The Jakarta ePrix is an annual race of the single-seater, electrically powered Formula E championship, which will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia. It will be the first FIA-sanctioned race in the country since the A1 GP in 2006 and the first-ever to be administered directly by the body. It should have been first held in the 2019–20 season,[1][2] on 6 June 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 ePrix was cancelled.

Jakarta ePrix
Race information
First heldTBA

PlanningEdit

The plan to include Jakarta as one of the 2020 Formula E hosts was discussed in New York City in July 2019.[3] In August the decision was made and officially announced in September 2019. Jakarta will host the event for next five consecutive years starting from 2020.[4]

CircuitEdit

The circuit will be a street circuit situated around the Merdeka Square, National Monument, Central Jakarta

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BREAKING: Formula E to race around iconic National Monument in Jakarta, race date revealed". Formula E Holdings Limited. 20 September 2019.
  2. ^ Kalinauckas, Alex (20 September 2019). "Formula E adds Jakarta to 2019/20 calendar". Motorsport.com. Motorsport Network. Retrieved 20 September 2019.
  3. ^ Swaragita, Gisela (15 July 2019). "Jakarta to host Formula E in 2020, Anies says". The Jakarta Post.
  4. ^ "It's Official, Jakarta to Host 2020 Formula E". Jakarta Globe. 20 September 2019.